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Alamo Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Certificate

Identifier: RH-A-4320
Scope and Contents

This collection is a certificate establishing the Alamo, Michigan lodge (461) of the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). It was signed by the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Michigan, John W. Eisman on December 6, 1921. The lodge was first headed by James W. Carl.

Dates: December 6, 1921

Chauncey and Abelle Beard Marriage Certificate

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4221
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of one paper certificate documenting the marriage of Chauncey and Abelle Beard in Bronson, MI in 1872.

Dates: August 25, 1872

Esther Meachum Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3708
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a certificate of achievement for Esther Meachum issued in 1916. The certificate was presented to Esther when she was likely still in Elementary school. The award was for having no tardies or absences in the Spring of 1916. She attended school in District 1 in the township of Arlington in Van Buren Country.

Dates: 1916

George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...
Dates: 1872

Hubert J. Boekeloo Collection

Identifier: RH-A-4220
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of two certificates from 1927 and 1932 addressed to Hubert J. Boekeloo from the Milwood Public Schools in Kalamazoo, MI.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927, 1932

John Ruppert Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3558
Scope and Contents

This collection contains John Ruppert’s First Holy Communion certificate. Ruppert received Holy Communion in 1897 at St. Augstine’s Church in Kalamazoo.

Dates: 1897

Kalamazoo & White Pigeon Railroad Co. Papers

Identifier: RH-A-4345
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one unmarked stock certificate from the Kalamazoo & White Pigeon Railroad Co. dating to the nineteenth century.

Dates: nineteenth century

Lida Adams School Certificate

 File — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4295
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of three of Lida Adams Drown’s (1883-1972) credit certificates from the Lawrence Public Schools in 1900.

Printed sections include the school, the type of certificate, grades, faculty, class subject, and the name of the student. Lida Adams assessments were performed on May 31st and June 1st of 1900 in botany, physical geography, and Latin.

Dates: 1900

Minnie Glas Graduation Certificate

Identifier: RH-A-4222
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one certificate from 1907 addressed to Minnie Glas from the Kalamazoo Public Schools in Kalamazoo, MI.

The certificate was dated Feb. 1, 1907 and was given by her teacher, Florence B. Britton and the Superintendent, S. O. Hartwell. The reason for the award is “to Certify That Minnie Glas has completed the prescribed Course of Study in the Grammar Department” and subsequently “is entitled to admission to the High School.”

Dates: February 1, 1907

Mission Woods Sunday School Certificate

 Item — Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH.A-4361
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one certificate of membership for the Mission Woods Sunday School, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It certifies the membership of John Ullrich (1846-1912) as of August 1867.

Dates: August 1867

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